Thanks for your Support

Portland Youth Dance is grateful for the generous support of our strong supporters! It is their generosity that makes all of our programs possible.


Locally operated since 1927, The Thomas Agency has a long and successful history of offering comprehensive accounts receivable management services to a diversified clientele throughout the State of Maine. The Thomas Agency is committed to supporting the arts and plays an integral part in bringing dance alive in the local community. Portland Youth dance is proud to have The Thomas Agency sponsor our May Show for the fifth year in a row!

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Pine Point Animal Hospital is proud to be serving animal-loving families of Southern Maine.
We established our hospital in December of 2005 with the goal of providing medical, surgical and dental care with individual attention and compassion for you and your companions.  Our patients include dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, rats, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs and chinchillas.  We have launched this web site to let people get to know us and our philosophy and to provide information about in-hospital care as well as general care for various species. 



Southworth Products Corp is the world’s largest manufacturer of ergonomic materials handling equipment for vertical lifting and work positioning, designed to improve worker productivity while reducing the potential for worker injuries. Whether you’re lifting and positioning work, handling pallets, working with parts in containers or transporting loads, Southworth has a way to make the job faster, safer, and easier.


Aetna, Inc. is an American health care company, providing a range of traditional and consumer directed health care insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, group life, long-term care, and disability plans, and medical management capabilities.


WEX provides category-leading fleet, corporate and prepaid payment solutions across a wide spectrum of business sectors around the globe. The WEX portfolio of business encompasses a MasterCard-branded corporate card; WEX Fuel Management, a provider of supply chain software solutions for petroleum distributors and retailers; Pacific Pride, an independent fuel distributor franchisee network; and international subsidiaries.

In-kind donations from our friends at:


Spurwink Services is lending its support, knowledge and experience to help PYD apply for community grants that will help support PYD’s mission to share the gift dance to the children in Greater Portland. Spurwink Services is a nationally accredited non-profit organization providing behavioral health, educational and residential services for children, adolescents, adults and families throughout New England, Canada and beyond.

A special thanks to the Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio for rental of dance studios, use of offices and other facilities for our operation of business. Casco Bay Movers has provided dance classes and performance opportunities to students of all ages from the Greater Portland area since 1981.


A special thanks to event planner Kristin Goodwin-Sutton and Avant Dance and Event Center for in-kind donation of time and the Avant venue for PYD events. Avant is the ideal venue for special events, offering a fabulous, large, well-equipped space including a grand ballroom which can accommodate up to 300 guests. They have a professional event planner on staff who can assist in making any event a success.




Shane Smith Photography

Steph Paul Design

365 Digital Photography

Tim Johnston Videographer Extraordinaire

A very special thanks to our 2014-15 photographer Joel Ellis Brown Photography. To contact her email: rosafaerie@gmail.com